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Bad ball joint symptoms. who to see?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ortho, Rheum: Orthopedic surgeons treat joint problems that are more mechanical in nature. They use surgery, arthroscopy, injections, pt, and a few medications. Rheumatologists treat joint problems that are more inflammatory or systemic in nature. They use injections, pt, and a wider variety of medications but do not perform surgery or arthroscopy.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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